[Histonet] Parafolicular cells, "C" cells

Troutman, Kenneth A kenneth.a.troutman <@t> Vanderbilt.Edu
Thu Oct 28 13:21:08 CDT 2010

Hi Lin,

I am not aware of a special stain that is that specific for C-cells, but a calcitonin immunostain is pretty specific.

Good luck

Ashley Troutman BS, HT(ASCP) QIHC
Immunohistochemistry Supervisor
Vanderbilt University Histopathology
1301 Medical Center Drive TVC 4531
Nashville, TN  37232

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Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 15:21:37 -0500
From: "Lin Bustamante" <lbustamante <@t> cvm.tamu.edu>
Subject: [Histonet] Parafolicular cells, "C" cells
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Do you know a good specific special stain (not IHC stain) for this cells
of the thyroid gland?

Lin S. Bustamante, B.Sc.; HT(ASCP)
Research Associate
Histology Lab Supervisor
Veterinary Integrative Bioscience
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4458

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